The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 68 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
Senior Software Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
808 811 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.42% 95.30% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 586 523
Average daily rate £363 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 46
Average hourly rate £30.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.92% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Bristol region.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) Electronics
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
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